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Ivato International Airport, opened on March 4, 1931, is the most important in Madagascar and serves its capital, Antananarivo. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Africa and Europe.
Official Website: aeroport-antananarivo.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Air Austral, Air France, Airlink, Air Madagascar, Air Mauritius, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 845,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +261 202 244 041. Information desk in the central hall.
Antananarivo airport is located 17 km (11 miles) to the north of the city of the same name.See Map
Offices in the Arrivals Hall.
Avis (Tel +261 320 527 600 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +261 340 581 113 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +261 202 333 647 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +261 320 581 113 - Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm)
The airport has a currency exchage bureau, ATMs and post office. Close to the enclosure is located the Centre de Conférences Internationales Ivato, with extensive business and conference facilities. In the Departures area is located the Air Madagascar Business Lounge, open during flight hours; it offers newspapers and magazines, TV, workstations, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks (accessible for business class passengers from Air Madagascar).
Food and Drinks- There are restaurants and coffee shops in the public area of the terminal.
Shopping- In addition to a duty-free shop, there are mainly souvenir stands.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, contact the information desk.
You can find several accommodations in the vicinity, among them:
Oceanis Home & Voyages (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Homelidays (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Sahamalaza (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
B&B Antananarivo (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
K6 Chambres d'Hôte (1 km/0.6 miles)
Bus - There are shared minibuses (taxi-brousse), white in color, that leave from outside the airport entrance when full. Destinations and prices are displayed at the front of the vehicle.
Taxi - Vehicles available outside the Arrivals Hall. It is recommended to agree on a price with the driver before the journey. The trip to the city centre takes 30 minutes.
Outside the terminal there is a parking area for short and long stays that operates around the clock.
Passengers that require special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline or travel agent about their particular needs in advance.
Latest updates: July 15, 2019